Vindpark Vänern

30 MW Fully Commissioned Sweden

"Impressive consolidation of offshore power cable installation activities in the North West European theatre in one publication."

Andy Readyhough, DeepOcean

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Project Details for Vindpark Vänern
General Information Name Vindpark Vänern correct
Other names Gässlingegrundet correct
Country name Sweden correct
Region Hammarö Kommun correct
Comments correct
Round (or category) correct
Development status Fully Commissioned correct
Comments on the status correct
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Project Capacity 30 MW correct
Turbine Model WWD-3-100 (WinWinD), Dynawind correct
Turbine Capacity 3 MW correct
Number of Turbines 10 correct
Total Turbine Height 140 m correct
Hub Height 90.00 m correct
Rotor Diameter 100 m correct
Foundation Grounded: Rock-Anchored Concrete Rings (Foundation consists of a stack of precast concrete rings placed on a level rock seafloor. These are then tied together by16 rods that go through all the rings and into rock.) correct
Windspeed 10 Year Mean Wind Speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated Project Cost SEK(mill) 540.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Vanern Lake correct
Centre latitude 59.262° correct
Centre longitude 13.387° correct
Area 3 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 1 m - 18 m correct
Depth range stated by developer 3 m - 13 m correct
Distance From Shore (reported) 3.5 km correct
Distance From Shore (computed from centre) 10.1 km correct
Ports Installation base Karlstad correct
Ops and maintenance correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms None correct
Offshore transformers None correct
Grid connection point Dingelsundet, Karlstad correct
Cable landing point Dingelsundet, Karlstad correct
Export Cables
Please note that export cables connect the offshore transformer (substation) to either; shore or an offshore HVAC-HVDC converter station for onward transmission via HVDC cabling. Please see the converters page for planned converter stations and transmission cables.

The export cable length does not generally include the onshore component. The exception is when the onshore substation is close to shore.
Number of Export Cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) correct
Nominal voltage correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section Area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth correct
Comments correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Comments correct
Array Cables Array cable length correct
Estimated cable length LogIn
Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) correct
Nominal voltage correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 21248 correct
CO2 reduced per year 42942 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 999 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct

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